- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 19, 1949
Time: 13:02
Location: Near Oldham, England
Operator: British European Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Belfast - Manchester
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: G-AHCY
cn / ln: 12355
Aboard: 32   (passengers:29  crew:3)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:21  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into Wimberry Rocks, Dovestones, Greenfield, near Oldham at 1,700 feet, 15 nm short of its destination. Navigational error and improper approach procedure. Failure to check the position of the aircraft accurately before descent from a safe altitude.
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